Bane wrote:Generally in my experience, interfaces in the same line have the same preamps/converters. Unless you have another interface with S/PDIF (and even then), I would choose MIDI over that every time.
Bane wrote:I haven't had a chance to compare specs yet but I suppose it's due in part to the fact that the UR28M would also function well as a monitor controller. More ergonomic than the typical box layout the UR44 has.
Bane wrote:I thought I heard that the UR44 is class compliant but not sure if that means it will work standalone or only powers itself with tablet devices like iPad.
Bane wrote:Very good move, if I didn't have a Scarlett I would have bought this thing.
foolomon wrote:Bane wrote:Very good move, if I didn't have a Scarlett I would have bought this thing.
I almost bought that (the 18i20, right?) a few months ago because of the number of inputs and, well, it's Focusrite so it's gonna be good quality for the price point. And unless Sam Ash starts carrying the UR44, the Scarlett will probably win eventually since I can put it on my Sam Ash card the next time they run a 12 months or more "same as cash deal."
My question is: are you happy with your Scarlett?
claurence wrote:How about a Scarlett 18i20 versus the UR824?
Bane wrote:If everything is armed by DSP, then really it should have a standalone capability. This cannot be marketed as standalone because in the true sense, all DSP routing and FX need to be editable on the device itself without a computer. This is what we have seen with the MOTU and RME interfaces. Normally I'll just play music through my ipod or keyboard/guitar then disconnect the USB plug and see if it continues, which is how I found out my Scarlett remembers its routing until it's unplugged from the outlet.
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